We are recommitting $1M to empower Canadian business.

Own a business that deserves a boost? Apply for a chance to receive $25,000 in funding, advertising, and technology.

Could you be our next Business Hero?

Tell us your story, your business passion, impact on your community and how technology is helping transform your business. Deadline for entering is September 18. See contest rules for details.

Mamas for Mamas

Shannon Christensen, Founder

Stephanie Horman, National Partnerships & Engagement


Each $25,000 prize package includes…


$10,000 in cash to help boost your business.


Local advertising customized with your brand message.

Technology package

A Samsung technology package, along with a 2-year TELUS small business smartphone plan.

Additional prizing

We’ve partnered with Sage, Moneris and Fully Managed by TELUS Business to provide additional prizes to help your business grow.

Additionally, one winner will receive…

A tech boost for your business

Keeping up with the latest technology is critical to staying competitive. In partnership with Cisco, Samsung, and Fully Managed by TELUS Business, we’ll award one owner with a technology makeover package to help further boost their business.

Sherky Ng

CEO, Ikou Inc.


Contest timeline

We’ll announce new winners each month, so enter early!

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Congratulations to our July winners

Congratulations to the July #StandWithOwners winners who received a boost by sharing their incredible business stories, including how they’ve used technology to make an impact in their local communities.

Thanks to our supporting partners